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Client Relationship team

Patrick J Lawless
Patrick J Lawless
Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Lawless founded Appian in 2002, after completing the management buy-out of the private client arm of Aberdeen Asset Management Ireland Limited.
He has over 30 years' investment experience in the asset management business and previously held leadership roles in Davy , ABN AMRO and Aberdeen Asset Management. Patrick is a qualified Investment Analyst and is a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute .
Patrick also sits on the Committee of Management of the Irish Forestry Unit Trust (IFUT) and is a Director of the Irish Association of Investment Managers.

Ian Naughton
Ian Naughton
Senior Client Relationship Manager

Ian joined Appian in June 2009 after spending over 5 years at Bear Stearns. Ian worked within Bear’s Fixed Income/Equity operational departments for 2 years followed by 3 years in the Legal & Compliance Department where he worked as an AMLO Officer & Compliance Officer. After joining Appian in June 2009 Ian worked within the Account Opening/Compliance departments before managing the operations department. Ian has built up a strong relationship with our brokers and clients over the past 9 years. Ian brings a wealth of experience into our client relationship team having worked in the industry for nearly 14 years. Ian is a Qualified Financial Advisor.

Sean Breheny
Sean Breheny
South of Ireland Business Development Executive

Sean is a member of the Institute of Banking with over 38 years experience in the financial services industry. Sean has worked / lived in Waterford, Thurles, Kilkenny and Cork holding branch manager, area and regional management positions. Sean now lives in Cork and is Appian's South of Ireland business development manager.